The median contractor rate for a CAD Design Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

CAD Design Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 617
Contract jobs requiring a CAD Design Engineer 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £255
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £255
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

CAD Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured CAD Design Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for CAD Design Engineer in the UK

CAD Design Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CAD Design Engineer.

Contractor daily rate trend for CAD Design Engineer in the UK

CAD Design Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD Design Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CAD Design Engineer in the UK